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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 3, 2009

TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2009

Gridley: It's a state law

Coeur d'Alene city attorney Mike Gridley says the campaign finance law that Sen. Mike Jorgenson may have violated when he ran a $1,090 ad for Coeur d'Alene city council challenger Jim Brannon is a state law, not a city ordinance. Idaho Code 67-6610A limits contributions…

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Sen. Mike Jorgenson, R-Hayden Lake (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Jorgenson: 'I made a boo-boo' 

Sen. Mike Jorgenson, R-Hayden Lake, says he didn't mean to violate campaign finance laws when he placed an ad for Coeur d'Alene City Council challenger Jim Brannon, and he's working with Coeur d'Alene City Clerk Susan Weathers to clear the matter up. "I was just…

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A party take on non-partisan elections? 

It was a little surprising to get a media advisory today that Idaho GOP Chairman Norm Semanko will hold a press conference call tomorrow morning "to discuss the 2009 elections and what they mean for Idaho in 2010," because Idaho's 2009 elections - today is…

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